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Brooklyn is a village in Saint Clair County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Brooklyn. For links to other places called Brooklyn, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Brooklyn is 38.658N. The longitude is -90.165W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 413 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 676.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brooklyn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Clair County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62059 ZIP code.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brooklyn was $7,944, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Brooklyn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brooklyn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $193. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Saint Clair County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brooklyn political report.
The average commute time for Brooklyn workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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